Submission to the Committee on Elimination of Violence against Women Review of Afghanistan
9 March 2020
75th Session, 10-28 February 2020
Submitted on 13 January 2020
Submitted in original language: English
This report was submitted by WILPF Afghanistan for the 75th session of the Committee on Elimination of Violence against Women. The report focuses on women’s participation in political and public life, implementation of the National Action Plan on UN Security Council resolution 1325, women’s involvement in the peace process, women’s participation in parliamentary and presidential elections, and lastly it looks at gender-based and sexual violence against women and girls in Afghanistan.